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Ok, so I want the Dell S2417DG. Badly. lol Except, its native resolution is 2560x1440. While this would be ok at the desktop (I'm guessing it would be too small, but that's what scaling is for), I wouldn't like the performance hit for some of my more demanding games. I mean, just look at my sig rig. So, if I played games at 1920x1080 on this monitor, then would they end up looking fuzzy/blurry or anything?


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24 inches bro? Thats so 1999.
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You'll lose a little sharpness, but I don't think it would be too awfully bad on a 24" panel.
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Personally, I'd turn down settings before dropping down to 1080p. With my 7950, I've never run into a game where dropping settings (and using ReShade for AA) looks worse than dropping resolution.

I have a sibling with so-so eyesight and one of those 25" 1440p monitors. Typical desktop stuff looks fine for both of us.
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It might look something like this:

2560x1440 vs 1920x1080

    
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24 inches bro? Thats so 1999.

 

I have a size restriction of 18"x25" maximum due to where I have to put the monitor. The smaller the monitor, the better. 17"x24" or smaller would be ideal. Yes, the S2716DG would fit, but what would gaming at 1080p on a 27" monitor that has a native resolution of 1440p look like?

 

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Originally Posted by BulletSponge View Post

You'll lose a little sharpness, but I don't think it would be too awfully bad on a 24" panel.

 

Yeah, I'd expect it to look better than on a 27" 1440p monitor like the Dell S2716DG.

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Sigh. Wow. $569.99 for the S2417DG and $499.99 for the S2416DG, both on Amazon.com.

 

Geez. Maybe I should just do it. Maybe I should just return my Acer XB241H to B&H and get the S2716DG.

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Out of curiosity, why pay for that size when 25" 1440p is only $250?
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Out of curiosity, why pay for that size when 25" 1440p is only $250?

 

Which monitor are you talking about?

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https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00QS0AKVK/

Asus and Dell have monitors with the same panel for $300-$350.

Hell, Acer had a 4k 24" IPS monitor around that price point for awhile (The cb240hyk), but it was discontinued... Idk if it's still in stock or of other monitors use the same panel.
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